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Articles - Caribbean, Mexico & Central America

More articles of Caribbean, Mexican and Central American interest. Click here for articles about the Maldives and the Seychelles:

In search of my six-pack, The Guardian, February 26, 2006
The Body Holiday in St Lucia is the ultimate spa - promising 'intense personalised rejuvenation' and lots of hard exercise. (St. Lucia) More>>

Sun, sea...and sulphur, Telegraph, February 25, 2006
Nine years after Montserrat was devastated by a volcanic erruption, 'volcano tourism' is drawing tourists to the island. (Montserrat) More>>

Mexico's hidden charms, Sun Media, February 16, 2006
For those who can't decide between camping beneath the stars in the desert or lounging in the sun on the beach, in Loreto, Mexico, no choice is necessary. (Mexico) More>>

Paradise for Canadians, Sun Media, February 15, 2006
Snowbirds not endangered species in Turks and Caicos. (Turks and Caicos Islands) More>>

Marine life treasure trove found, BBC News, February 14, 2006
An underwater mountain with some of the richest diversity of marine life in the Caribbean has been found by scientists. (Saba) More>>

The best coral reef, The Guardian, February 5, 2006
Fish, coral or both? Jacques Cousteau reckoned that the soft coral capital of the world was Fiji, but for a more balanced fish'n'coral combo, Belize has more kudos than the Great Barrier Reef. (Belize) More>>

The alternative Caribbean, The Guardian, February 4, 2006
An eco lodge in Dominica has just been voted the Caribbean's green hotel of the year. And it's run by an ex-London cabbie. (Dominica) More>>

Wild & wonderful Curacao, Sun Media, January 31, 2006
They gave us explicit instructions on how to feed the sharks and the giant sea turtles. (Curacao) More>>

Knickers to five-star hotels, The Guardian, January 22, 2006
A slight upset with her luggage may have left Beverley Fearis short of a few essential items, but on Petit St Vincent you can throw caution to the wind. (St. Vincent & The Grenadines) More>>

Natural attractions, Sun Media, January 15, 2006
Tropical island strikes strangely familiar chord with Canadian visitors. (Barbados) More>>

Republic of sand, sun and fun, Toronto Sun, January 15, 2006
Beaches draw winter weary Canadians, but friendly people keep them coming back. (Dominican Republic) More>>

Climate change, The Guardian, December 20, 2005
If you can't handle the bite of an icy winter, you can always thaw out among some friendly stingrays in the waters off Antigua. (Antigua) More>>

So, how posh is the French Caribbean?, The Guardian, December 10, 2005
Martinique and Guadeloupe have an enticingly exclusive ring to them. Martinique and Guadeloupe) More>>

Discovering Panama, Associated Press, December 9, 2005
Culture, casinos and cuisine in addition to canal. (Panama) More>>

Veer off the beachy path, Sun Media, November 27, 2005
Heart of Cuba lies outside the resort. Cayo Coco. (Cuba) More>>

A drop in the ocean , The Guardian, November 22, 2005
Hopping around some of the Caribbean's tiniest jewels... (Anguilla, Saba, St. Eustatius and St. Barts) More>>

Spice it up in Jamaica, Sun Media, November 21, 2005
Vagabond chef brings international flavour to island's resort. (Jamaica) More>>

Relax on Spice Island , Sun Media, November 15, 2005
Easygoing destination among most natural in the Caribbean. (Grenada) More>>

Kayaking in the Baja offers an adventure, Justin Pope, November 14, 2005
Across the channel, the setting sun turned the sharp, desert mountains of the Baja Peninsula... (Mexico) More>>

Groove to Garifuna's beat , Canoe Travel, November 1, 2005
"Are you here for the drumming?" (Belize) More>>

Water makes Panama go round, Sun Media, October 25, 2005
Water is Panama's liquid gold. Not the salty stuff in the oceans on either side but the clean, fresh water that falls from the sky. (Panama) More>>

Hats off to Panama, Sun Media, October 18, 2005
Some tourism promoters spout more bull than facts. (Panama) More>>

Turquoise seas - and no credit card blues, The Guardian, October 8, 2005
We think of the Caribbean as a playground for the rich and famous. But you can enjoy some of the world's best beaches on a shoestring. (Grenada, Barbados and Antigua) More>>

Puerto Rican utopia, Associated Press, May 10, 2005
Hiking the far side of Puerto Rico's Caribbean National Forest. (Puerto Rico) More>>

Bay Area expats run Nicaraguan hotel, Sfgate.com, April 17, 2005
While in Granada, Nicaragua - which, years after the civil war, is very safe...(Nicaragua) More>>

Life's a breeze on St. Barth, Toronto Sun, March 27, 2005
Laidback island redefines the term easy going. (St. Barts) More>>

Tobago goes to the goats, Sun Media, March 23, 2005
Buccoo festival an island tradition. (Trinidad & Tobago) More>>

An escape to Cuba, Sun Media, March 11, 2005
One week after a massive snowstorm called "Winter Juan" hit Halifax, Nova Scotia, my best friend Kelly and I got on a plane to Cuba. (Cuba) More>>

Simply Barbuda-ful, Sun Media, March 9, 2005
Tiny Island One of the Caribbean's Best-Kept Secrets. (Antigua and Barbuda) More>>

Sample islands' seafood delights, Sun Media, February 27, 2005
Turks and Caicos' sumptuous and exotic fare sure to tantalize your tastebuds. (Turks and Caicos Islands) More>>

Costa Rica au naturel, Toronto Sun, February 27, 2005
Intrepid travellers answer the call of the wild and come face to face with the exotic. (Costa Rica) More>>

High: Anguilla on $1000 a Day, New York Times, February 27, 2005
"Roughing it" at a chic resort includes a chilly seaweed wrap and kids in the hot tub. (Anguilla) More>> Registration required.

Low: Anguilla on $250 a Day, New York Times, February 27, 2005
I knew the drill. An ever-punctual rooster outside my window would cut loose with a brain-curdling cry at about 4 in the morning. (Anguilla) More>> Registration required.

Happy landings, The Guardian, February 19, 2005
Flying and flopping wasn't on the cards. Instead, Sally Shalam made the most of a new air pass to go hopping around the West Indies. (Antigua & Barbuda, Anguilla, British Virgin Islands) More>>

Finding life in ancient ruins, Associated Press, February 18, 2005
Most people know Cancun as a beach resort and spring break destination. (Mexico) More>>

Hiking Dominica's Peaks, New York Times, February 6, 2005
First things first. A "hike" in the Caribbean is not that annoyingly long distance between your hotel room and the beach. (Dominica) More>> Registration required.

Laid-back Mexico, Associated Press, February 4, 2005
Beaches, local traditions abound in small town. (Mexico) More>>

Bands, costumes & parties, Associated Press, January 31, 2005
Trinidad carnival billed as 'The greatest show on Earth'. (Trinidad & Tobago) More>>

Turks and Caicos, Undiscovered No More, New York Times, January 30, 2005
With its sparkling turquoise waters, unblemished string of white-sand islands and location in the middle of the world's third-largest coral reef... (Turks & Caicos Islands) More>> Registration required.

Possibly the coolest bar in the world, The Guardian, January 29, 2005
Last autumn this idyllic bolthole - and much else in the Caribbean - was swept away by Hurricane Ivan. (Jamaica) More>>

Merry isthmus, The Guardian, January 29, 2005
Creature comforts and plenty of wildlife too. Sanjida O'Connell visits the laid-back archipelago of Bocas del Toro. (Panama) More>>

Scuba & relaxation, Associated Press, January 20, 2005
Honduran Caribbean island (Roatan) offers beaches, diving, solitude. (Honduras) More>>

Turks & Caicos: Beauty and adventure, Sun Media, January 16, 2005
In mid-December, while parts of Southern Ontario were getting whacked by a snowstorm... (Turks and Caicos Islands) More>>

Viva Puerto Vallarta, Sun Media, January 16, 2005
Just because you haven't won the lottery doesn't mean you can't indulge in some frivolous fantasies... (Mexico) More>>

The Emerald Isle of Montserrat: The Volcano Lover's Retreat, About.com, January 12, 2005
Skirting the Soufriere Hills Volcano (Montserrat) More>>

Beautiful Barbados, Toronto Sun, January 6, 2005
Nature puts her best face forward on breathtaking Caribbean island. (Barbados) More>>

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